Antibody Identification, Erythrocytes
NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.
Assessing positive pretransfusion antibody screens, transfusion reactions, hemolytic disease of the newborn, and autoimmune hemolytic anemias
Reflex Tests Lists test(s) that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial test(s)
|Test ID||Reporting Name||Available Separately||Always Performed|
|DCTM||Direct Coombs, B||Yes||No|
|MDCC3||Monospecific Direct Coombs C3, B||Yes||No|
|MDCG||Monospecific Direct Coombs IgG, B||Yes||No|
|SPAG||Special Red Cell Ag Typing||Yes||No|
Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.
The following tests may also be ordered and performed as part of antibody identification: special red cell antigen typing, antibody elution, antibody absorption, direct Coombs, and monospecific direct Coombs. These additional tests will determine or confirm antibody specificity and allo- vs. autoantibody.
ABID2: Ten-Cell Panel
ABAB, SPAG: Standard Blood Bank Techniques
ABEL: Acid-EDTA Elution/Other standard methods may be used in difficult cases.
DCTM, MDCG, MDCC3: Direct Antiglobulin Test
Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name
Red Cell Antibody Identification